Navigation Links
Long-term Use of Stomach Drugs may Weaken Bones

Usage of certain stomach drugs may weaken the bones in the long run and increase the risk of hip fracture, warns a new study that advises doctors to consider the risk when// prescribing such drugs.

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania Medical School studied records from the general practice research database of Britain. All the people involved were aged over 50 and some had been taking proton pump inhibitors (PPI).

PPI's are a group of drugs whose main action is pronounced and long-lasting reduction of gastric acid production.

The research found that people who had been taking the drugs for over a year had a 44 percent greater risk of suffering a hip fracture, reported the online edition of BBC News.

Taking the drugs for even longer seemed to increase the risk further, according to the study that appeared in the Journal of the American Association.

Hip fracture is one of the most significant causes of severe disability in older people - up to one in five people who suffer a fracture following a fall die within 12 months.

Source-IANS
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Long-term use of calcium supplements to prevent colon cancer
2. Long-term Care Should Be A Planned Affair
3. Long-term Ibuprofen Therapy After Brain Injury Deteriorate Cognitive Abilities
4. Global AIDS Conference Calls for Long-term Strategies
5. Asthma Sufferers Favor Quick Relief Over Long-term Control
6. Long-term Marijuana Smoking Leads to Respiratory Complaints
7. Tamoxifen Yields Long-term Reduction in Breast Cancer Risk
8. Animal Fat Enhances Risk Of Stomach
9. Stomach infections may be associated with irregular heart rhythm
10. Proteinomics Research holds Key to Stomach Cancer
11. Can Home Remedy For Stomachache Work?
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:2/24/2017)... MN (PRWEB) , ... February 24, 2017 , ... ... of its newly designed TaskMate Go. Core benefits and advantages built into the ... and a stylish, functional look and feel. Ability to gain the benefits embedded ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... ... 24, 2017 , ... Only two months after the official release of The ... Cannes (France), XO Private has initiated a second print-run of its lavish luxury travel ... metre across when open, weighs in at more than six kilos, retails at EUR ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... ... , ... An in-depth computational analysis of genetic variants implicated in both schizophrenia ... that may explain why susceptibility to one of the disorders could place individuals at ... in the journal npj Schizophrenia. , “There is a wealth of genomic data ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... ... ... Smart Machine Age is here, and it’s disrupting everything. Not only could it drive ... United States may be taken over by technology in the next five to fifteen ... colleagues is drawing to a close. Success will belong to those who can quiet ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... ... February 24, 2017 , ... With millions of Americans ... important that we all are aware of our options and are empowered with ... announce the launch of its newest edition of "Vision and Hearing" in USA ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/27/2017)... NEW YORK , February 27, 2017 ... (PII) celebrates the pharmaceutical companies that are most successful at ... ... question: if you gave the same molecule to two different ... it? Based on systematic, objective analysis of each ...
(Date:2/27/2017)... Leading Countries, Technologies and Companies The ... a CAGR of 8.9% from 2016-2021 and CAGR of 9.2% from ... 9.1% from 2016 to 2027. The market is estimated at $816m ... ... on to discover how you can exploit the future business opportunities ...
(Date:2/27/2017)... and PETACH TIKVAH, Israel , ... (NASDAQ: BCLI), a leading developer of adult stem cell ... June S. Almenoff , M.D., Ph.D., FACP, and ... Board of Directors.  "Dr. Almenoff and ... appointments come at an exciting time for our company," ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: